Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Wednesday: FOMC Announcement, Pending Home Sales

by Bill McBride on 4/26/2016 07:34:00 PM

A few FOMC previews ...
From Tim Duy: The Fed Is Meeting in April to Talk About June

From Goldman Sachs: Goldman: Expect FOMC statement next week to say risks are "nearly balanced"

From me: FOMC Preview: No Rate Hike, Risks "Nearly Balanced"

Wednesday:
• At 7:00 AM ET, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.

• At 10:00 AM, Pending Home Sales Index for March. The consensus is for a 0.5% increase in the index.

• At 2:00 PM, the FOMC Meeting Announcement.  The FOMC is expected to make no change to policy at this meeting.